OUTDOOR TRADE SHOW (OTS) 2018

Tuesday 3rd - Thursday 5th JULY 2018

Event City, Manchester, M41 7TB

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11th October 2018

OTS AND KORS JOIN FORCES FOR 2019 Following the move to Event City , Manchester, and the co-operation with ROKS in 2018, the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) is pleased to announce that for 2019 Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) will also be joining OTS, making one unified trade show in the UK,  back in Manchester, […]

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13th July 2018

OTS 2019 – Dates announced The show will take place at EventCity Manchester Following the success of the 2018 event, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2019 show will go ahead at EventCity, Manchester from Tuesday 9th July to Thursday 11th July.  The decision follows exhaustive research […]

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OTS 2018 is a resounding success – The show’s new home at EventCity is praised by all

9th July 2018

The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 closed its doors on its 13th year on a high, receiving excellent feedback from exhibitors and visitors alike. Taking place at EventCity, Manchester for the first time, the new location was also praised by all. 950 trade visitors attended the show over the three day period, representing a 7.5% […]

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Record Number of Exhibitors at OTS 2018

14th June 2018

Ordnance Survey, Casio Electronics and Beyond Hope make record number of exhibitors. The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 will open its doors in just over two weeks at its new home, EventCity in Manchester, from the 3rd to the 5th July and the organisers have taken a record number of 112 exhibitors this year to date. The […]

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Tickets now on sale for the OTS 2018 ‘Pie & Pint Party!

11th June 2018

OTS – WELCOME TO MANCHESTER – TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE OTS 2018 ‘PIE & PINT’ PARTY – Sponsored by Burton McCall Grab a pie & a pint, listen to live music, play some fun games and see who makes the finals of the UK Outdoor Industry Awards! The popular OTS Party is back […]

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Gift Your Gear at OTS 2018

11th June 2018

Help the next generation find their way outdoors! Gift Your Gear has announced that there will be a collection point at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), taking place at EventCity in Manchester, 3rd-5th July 2018. Throughout July, Gift Your Gear is asking the outdoor industry to donate their unwanted maps and compasses to help […]

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Red Devils Dive Down to OTS 2018

24th May 2018

Register now to watch the world-famous skydivers In addition to a brand new venue and location, hundreds of leading outdoor brands and thousands of amazing new products on show, there is now another great reason to head on over to OTS 2018! We’re excited to announce that The Red Devils, world famous British Army parachute […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards – now open for entries!

15th May 2018

Following the success and exposure that the UK Outdoor Industry Awards have received over the past three years, the search is now on to find the next product of the year! The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has launched the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which are now open to entries from brands across the UK […]

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Still time to book a stand at this year’s show and join the rest of the industry!

15th May 2018

100 exhibitors already booked – latest exhibitors to book include Berghaus and Danner Leading newcomers such as Berghaus, Berg Outdoor Sports, Craft, Danner, Lowe Alpine, OMM and Osprey have now booked stands at this year’s show. They will join the many leading brands that continue to support the one united show, such as Craghoppers, Regatta, […]

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New Brands Area launched

20th April 2018

Have you booked your stand at OTS yet? With the move to Manchester this year, the show is filling up fast, with just under 100 exhibitors booked for the July show. This year’s Outdoor Trade Show is to once again host a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to retailers. […]

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OTS 2018 Visitor Registration Now Open

13th April 2018

  Almost 100 exhibitors already booked, register your attendance now! Online visitor registration for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for this year’s event, which will take place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018 at its new venue, EventCity in Manchester. Trade visitors can register to attend the event by […]

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Deadline for OTS Stand discount ends 19th March

8th March 2018

With the move to Manchester and the earlier dates, OTS is booking up fast, with 80 exhibitors already signed up to the July event, over 10% up from this time last year.  You can take advantage of the discounted rates until the 19th March, so don’t delay and book your stand at the UK’s largest outdoor trade event […]

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OTS 2018 on track for record breaking event

16th January 2018

  70 exhibitors booked, Lowe Alpine joins the Outdoor Trade Show! With just under six months to go, the UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2018, is all set to be a record breaking event thanks to 70 new and existing brands having already signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers. As space […]

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OTS 2018 – now open for exhibitor bookings!

7th December 2017

New Venue: EventCity, Manchester New Partner: ROKs joins OTS New Dates: 3rd – 5th July 2018 The UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for exhibitor bookings! The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 will take place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018 at its new venue, EventCity in Manchester, and will once […]

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OTS ANNOUNCES NEW VENUE AND DATES FOR 2018

16th October 2017

‘ROKS Joins with OTS’ The founders and organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2018 show will go ahead at EventCity, Manchester (3rd – 5th July).  The decision follows exhaustive research with retailers and exhibitors that reflected a common desire for the creation of ‘one unified trade show’ with […]

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Quality visitor attendance at OTS following new July dates

31st July 2017

  OTS 2017 was host to over 500 new and existing brands who signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers in July. The show was revamped for this summer’s exhibition, with new July dates, new brands, new joint partner (OIA), a new layout inside the exhibition halls and more, with an increase of […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards – Finalists Announced at OTS Party

14th July 2017

The finalists for the 2018 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced in a presentation at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party on 12th July 2017. All of the products entered were on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see and vote for their favourite outdoor products, […]

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Deadline extended for UK Outdoor Industry Awards

12th June 2017

Deadline extended to 28th June 2017 – ENTER NOW The Awards offer a great opportunity for promotion to trade and consumers – here are five reasons why you should enter. 1. All products entered will be on display in a feature area at OTS (11th – 13th July 2017) in front of over 1000 retail […]

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OTS 2017 Party tickets now on sale!

8th June 2017

Wednesday 12th July @ 6pm Following last year’s successful sold out event, the OTS Party is to make a welcome return for 2017 and will begin straight after the second day (12th July) of the show comes to an end at 6pm. Tickets cost just £10 per person, which can now be purchased online at […]

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OTS 2017 Visitor Registration Now Open!

18th April 2017

Online visitor registration for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for this year’s event, which will take place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Trade visitors can now register to attend OTS 2017 by visiting the website (www.outdoortradeshow.com/visitor-registration) and filling in one simple online form. […]

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Deadline for OIA Member Discount Extended – Book Your Stand Now!

20th March 2017

OTS is quickly filling up with almost 70 exhibitors booked to attend the July UK show. OIA members now have until the 31st March to book their stand at the show at a discounted member rate. Brands committed to OTS so far include: Hi-Tec, Vango, Cadac, Petzl, La Sportiva, Gregory, Ortlieb, Exped, Icebreaker, Keen, Sherpa, […]

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Exhibitor bookings rise for OTS 2017

31st January 2017

The UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2017, is all set to be another successful year thanks to variety of new and existing brands that have already signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers, over five months ahead of the opening day – the latest floor plans and booking form are now available […]

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Book your stand at OTS 2017 – discount for OIA Members!

12th December 2016

As a direct benefit of membership of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), members can claim an exclusive discount on stand space at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2017, which will once again be held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Rather than the usual September date, it will take place from 11th to 13th July 2017 – […]

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OTS 2017 now open for exhibitor bookings

14th November 2016

New July Dates, New Look and New Partnerships! The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2017, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their product ranges to over 1,000 […]

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Exhibitors impressed with quality of retailers at OTS 2016

13th September 2016

The 11th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) closed its doors on Thursday 8th September following a hugely successful event, according to the outstanding feedback received from exhibitors so far. 965 trade visitors attended the show over the two day show, which was host to the latest products and innovations within the outdoor industry. OTS Organiser […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – finalists announced!

9th September 2016

The finalists for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced last night in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party, sponsored by Vango, ‘celebrating 50 years outdoors’, which was brand new for this year’s show. All 100 products entered are currently on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – Vote Now!

31st August 2016

** Voting Closes @ 5pm on Friday ** Online voting for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards has been launched, giving the trade an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products which are brand new to the outdoor market. Not only can the outdoor trade vote online – until 5pm on 2nd September – but all of […]

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OIA Director’s Forum with Tom Levitt to be held at OTS 2016

25th August 2016

Book now – non-members welcome! The next OIA Director’s Forum is to be led by former-MP Tom Levitt, influential consultant on business engagement with communities, trainer, writer on responsible business, author of ‘Welcome to GoodCo: Using the Tool of Business to Create Public Good’, and more!   It is scheduled to take place at 6.15pm […]

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OTS Party – last chance to buy tickets – over 200 tickets already sold!

24th August 2016

Brand new for this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is the OTS Party (Sponsored by Vango, Celebrating 50 Years Outdoors) – and with over 200 tickets already purchased, it promises to be one of the networking highlights of the year! Tickets available to buy online until Wednesday 24th August 2016 at www.outdoortradeshow.com/party, and they’re […]

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OIA Director’s Forum to be hosted at OTS 2016

12th August 2016

Book now – limited places available The next Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) Director’s Forum is scheduled to take place at 6.15pm on Wednesday 7th September during the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. As the first day of the show comes to an end, attendees will make their way to the Oak Tree […]

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OTS 2016 Party – tickets now on sale!

29th July 2016

*Sponsored by Vango, Celebrating 50 Years Outdoors* Brand new for this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is the OTS Party, sponsored by Vango, which has been making tents and equipment for families to camp in comfort, adventurers to go light and wild, and for mountaineers to survive in extreme conditions for 50 years! Taking […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – two weeks left to enter!

22nd July 2016

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year! There are now just over two weeks left for brands to be in with a chance of winning – the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards are open to […]

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OTS 2017 moves to July & OIA becomes joint shareholder

24th June 2016

With the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 still over two months away, the organisers have announced next year’s dates and a new joint shareholder for the 2017 event. In a move to further embrace the extraordinary work of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and become more representative of the whole trade, OTS has gifted the […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – now open for entries

23rd June 2016

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year! The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry […]

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OTS 2016 opens booking for New Brands Area

10th June 2016

This year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is to once again host a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,300 retailers – the organisers are now taking bookings. Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before, the New Brands Area is a dedicated display area […]

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Online Visitor Registration Now Open!

1st June 2016

The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration – OTS 2016 is to take place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Trade visitors can now register to attend the largest outdoor show in the UK via […]

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Why exhibit at a trade show?

21st April 2016

One of the main reasons to exhibit at a trade show is to meet and connect with new prospective customers, and ultimately make some sales. Exhibitions offer an unbeatable, cost effective opportunity for manufacturers and distributors to generate sales by presenting brands, products and services to a very relevant and captive audience in person. With […]

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OTS 2016 – online exhibitor list now live!

18th April 2016

The website for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now live and includes the latest exhibitor list and floor plans. Many of last year’s exhibitors have rebooked and some have even doubled the size of their stands, including Mountain Boot Company (MBC), Regatta and Buffera. Taking place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday […]

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OTS 2016 – exhibitor bookings now being taken!

7th March 2016

The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their product ranges to around 1,300 retail visitors. OTS Organiser Marta Williams said “We […]

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards – Vote for your favourite outdoor product online now!

15th January 2016

Online voting for the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards is now open, giving the public an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products, which are new to the outdoor market. Votes can be placed by clicking here. This is the final stage of the awards process, where over 100 entries in ten categories were […]

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OTS 2016 – Dates set for an early September two-day show

15th December 2015

  The dates have been confirmed for the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 following feedback received from exhibitors and visitors who attended this year’s show. There has been an increasing number of requests for the show to be moved to a slightly earlier September date, so OTS 2016 will take place on Wednesday 7th and […]

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10th Outdoor Trade Show sees increased retailer attendance

22nd September 2015

The tenth anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) closed its doors on Thursday 17th September following a hugely successful event, with 1277 trade visitors attending the show over the three day period. With 133 exhibitors, and a record number of 25 outdoors, the show was the largest in its history and was host […]

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Keeblecare to showcase The Queen’s Award winning incognito® at OTS 2015.

27th August 2015

“incognito® has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Developments recognised as the ultimate UK business award. The category of Sustainable Development is awarded for a business: “ensuring a better quality of life for generations to come” and was made to incognito® for applying outstanding ethical standards in the development and production of insect […]

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New UK Outdoor Industry Awards – less than a week left to enter!

26th August 2015

There is now less than a week left to enter the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which have recently been launched by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show. The deadline for entries is Tuesday 1st September 2015. The new […]

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New UK Outdoor Industry Awards launched – open to entries from all until 1st September 2015

5th August 2015

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched the new UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which are now open to entries from brands across the UK outdoor industry. The new awards replace the existing OTS Novel Awards, and encompass the whole […]

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OTS 2015 Outdoor Area – The Place To Pitch!

30th July 2015

The one stop shop for tent, caravan accessory and awnings retailers With the sheer volume and quality of tent and awnings brands already booked to exhibit at this year’s 10th anniversary show, the outdoor area of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015 is proving to be the place to pitch!   The show offers caravan […]

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OTS 2015 Visitor Registration now open!

7th July 2015

The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration for the 10th anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS). Taking place from Tuesday 15th September to Thursday 17th September 2015 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, OTS 2015 offers a fantastic opportunity for retailers to […]

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New website launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of OTS

18th June 2015

With three months still to go, over 100 exhibitors have signed up for the 10th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015), and a new website has been launched to provide visitors and exhibitors with more information about the event. The new OTS website is simple to navigate and has the latest floor plans available to download […]

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New Brands Area returns for OTS 2015

1st June 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) begins on Tuesday 15th September 2015, and there will once again be a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,500 retailers. Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before, the New Brands Area is […]

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10 years of OTS!

15th May 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, OTS is already taking shape, with repeat bookings from major brands and the launch of new products which will debut at this year’s show. New exhibitors indoors include Regatta, Thule, Falke, Hoka One One, with the outdoor grass areas boasting all the major tent and awnings brands in the […]

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